Executive Board

The Executive Board assists in advancing the FSU Real Estate Program's visibility and national standing; serves in an advisory capacity to the program's faculty; assists in developing strategies to enhance the program's resources; and assists with regard to career counseling, mentoring and placement of the program's students.

Directors

George AasePresident
GEA CAPITAL ADVISORS, Suwannee, Ga.

Paul AasePresident
ACTIVE SENIOR CONCEPTS, Johns Creek, Ga.

Donna AboodPrincipal, Managing Director - Miami
AVISON YOUNG, Coral Gables, Fla.

James AgnerSenior Managing Director - Florida/Caribbean, Valuation & Advisory Services
CBRE, Miami, Fla.

James AldermanCEO
RADISSON HOTEL GROUP, Minneapolis, Minn.

Tom BartelmoPresident and CEO
THE KISLAK ORGANIZATION, Miami Lakes, Fla.

Daniel BassCFO
FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC, New York, N.Y.

David BeshearsExecutive Director
VALUATION AND ADVISORY GROUP, CUSHMAN AND WAKEFIELD, Tampa, Fla.

Reggie BouthillierShareholder
STEARNS WEAVER MILLER, Tallahassee, Fla.

Edward BurrPresident and CEO
GREENPOINTE HOLDINGS, LLC, Jacksonville, Fla.

Will ButlerPresident
REI - REAL ESTATE INSYNC, Tallahassee, Fla.

Michael Cale, Co-head Debt Investments
ALLIANZ REAL ESTATE OF AMERICA, Alpharretta, Ga.

Jay CaplinPrincipal
SQUARE2 CAPITAL LLC, Miami, Fla.

Kevin CollinsPresident
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC., Atlanta, Ga.

John CrossmanOwner
CROSSMAN CAREER BUILDERS, Orlando, Fla.

Diane D'Angelo, Executive VP and CFO
THE LAS OLAS COMPANY, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Scott DarlingPresident
AMERICAN REALTY ADVISORS, Los Angeles, Calif.

Manuel de ZárragaExecutive Managing Director
JLL, Miami, FL

Danielle DeVito-Hurley, Shareholder
GUNSTER LAW FIRM, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Michael DreilingerPrincipal
ARES MANAGEMENT LLC, Atlanta, Ga.

Martin EngelmannPresident
TROPICAL VALUATION ADVISORY, Tampa, Fla.

Rocco FerreraCIO
STILES, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

David GabbaiExecutive Managing Director, Retail
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL - CENTRAL FLORIDA, Orlando, Fla.

Ivy GreanerChief Operating Officer
INVENTRUST PROPERTIES CORP., Downers Grove, Ill.

Michael HarrellPresident/CEO
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA OIL CO., INC., Bainbridge, Ga.

Jeff Hartsook, Principal
CRESA, Miami, Fla.

Lawrence (Chip) HartungPresident
COLDWELL BANKER HARTUNG AND NOBLIN, INC., Tallahassee, Fla.

Robert HernandezManaging Director
NORTHMARQ, Tampa, Fla.

Mark Hillis(Retired)
SUNTRUST BANK ATLANTA, Tallahassee, Fla.

Gregg IckesPresident, Real Estate Services
FOUNDRY COMMERCIAL, Orlando, Fla.

Patrick KellyRegional Managing Partner
FRANKLIN STREET, Tampa, Fla.

Alan KleberManaging Director
JLL, Miami, Fla.

Steven LeoniChairman
STUDENT HOUSING SOLUTIONS, LLC, Tallahassee, Fla.

Todd LikerManaging Director & Co-Portfolio Manager
OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT L.P., New York, N.Y.

Brett LindquistCo-Founder and CEO
THE MORTGAGE FIRM, INC., Altamonte Springs, Fla.

William LloydPresident
R.K.M. DEVELOPMENT CORP., St. Petersburg, Fla.

Christopher MarinoPortfolio Manager - Real Estate Acquisitions Management
FLORIDA STATE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION, Tallahassee, Fla.

Shawn McIntyre, Managing Partner
NORTH AMERICAN PROPERTIES, Ft. Myers, Fla.

Mark MethenyDivision President, Central Florida
LENNAR HOMES, Tampa, Fla.

Gregory MichaudManaging Director - Head of Real Estate Finance
VOYA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, Atlanta, Ga.

Greg MorrisonPrincipal, Managing Director - Orlando
AVISON YOUNG, Orlando, Fla.

E. Edward Murray, Jr.President/Broker
NAI TALCOR, Tallahassee, Fla.

Frank Nardozza (Board Chair)Chairman and CEO 
REH CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Lee NelsonPartner
SHUTTS & BOWEN LLP, Tampa, Fla.

Bridgid O’Connor (Conference Committee Chair)Director of Real Estate Strategy
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, Fla.

Michael PouPresident 
HABERSHAM CAPITAL ADVISORS, INC., Atlanta, Ga.

John Mark RamseyCEO & Founder
SENTIO., Orlando, Fla.

Larry RicheyManaging Principal
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD, Tampa, Fla.

Douglas RillstonePartner
NELSON MULLINS BROAD AND CASSEL LLP, Tallahassee, Fla.

Kyle D. RivaCEO and President
ALEXANDER INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL, INC., Winter Park, Fla.

Thekla Blaser SalzmanPrincipal
SALZMAN REAL ESTATE ADVISORS, Dania Beach, Fla.

Cyrus SharpPresident
C. H. SHARP ENTERPRISES, LLC, Atlanta, Ga.

James ShindellPartner
BILZIN SUMBERG, Miami, Fla.

David SingerCOO and CFO
BERKOWITZ DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC., Coconut Grove, Fla.

Greg SpencerCEO
TIMBERS RESORTS, Winter Park, Fla.

Lewis SwezyPresident and CEO
CENTENNIAL MANAGEMENT CORP., Miami Lakes, Fla.

Heather TurnerCEO & Co-Founder
TAMARACK CAPITAL PARTNERS, Los Angeles, Calif.

Elizabeth "Lisa" Walters, Senior V.P. and General Counsel
THE St. JOE COMPANY, Panama City, Fla.


FSU TRENDS Conference Committee

Natalie Battisti, Senior Director - Leasing, Retail
BROOKFIELD PROPERTIES, Atlanta, Ga.

Autumn Calder, Blueprint Director
BLUEPRINT INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGENCY, Tallahassee, Fla.

Danielle Devito-Hurley, Shareholder
GUNSTER LAW FIRM, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Michael DiBlasi, Managing Director - Advisory & Transaction Services
CBRE, Tampa, Fla.

Brian Gaswirth, Director
JLL, Tampa, Fla.

John Harmon, Real Estate Manager
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, Fla.

Ryan Karlin, President
STILES, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

John Mogg, Senior Portfolio Manager, Strategic Investments
FLORIDA STATE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION, Tallahassee, Fla.

Bridgid O’Connor (Conference Committee Chair)Director of Real Estate Strategy
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, Fla.

Nichole Popovics, Vice President of Leasing
THE SEMBLER COMPANY, St. Petersburg, Fla.

David Rendina, Executive Vice President, Development & Marketing
RENDINA REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT, Jupiter, Fla.

Ryan Sampson, CEO
ESHENBAUGH LAND COMPANY, Tampa, Fla.

Carrie Smith, Managing Director
FRANKLIN STREET, Jacksonville, Fla.

Zachary SpeigelDirector, Investments
NORTH AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT GROUP, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Jason Stanton, Managing Director
BERKADIA, Clearwater, Fla.

Jesse Stein, Head of Global Real Estate
AIRBNB

Chris Stewart, Senior Vice President of Leasing
PEBB ENTERPRISES, Boca Raton, Fla.

James Ullrich, Director
STAN JOHNSON COMPANY, New York, N.Y.

Eric Williams, Director
JLL, Miami, Fla.

Mark Zebouni, Vice President
EASTDILL SECURED, Atlanta, Ga.

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